In the Service of Human Life

When your life is on the line, will your dignity be respected? The scientific advances in the field of medicine are moving at a rapid clip. Each new discovery opens up new pathways to ease the suffering caused by the frailty of our human bodies, but it also presents a real threat. Science is amoral. Morality and ethics must be applied to scientific pursuits in order to keep its power working for the good. The emerging importance of bioethics is helping researchers, practitioners, and caregivers make the ethical choice in research and treatment. Think deeply about the right way to use medicine to heal.

Exploring the beauty of the human person, in bite-sized pieces

Thoughtful

 
Reviewing medical facts as a starting point
 
Logical method of inquiry
 
Mitigation of bias

Comprehensive

 
Research from the latest medical journal articles
 
Topical review of Church documents & writings
 
Understanding the human component of medicine

Reviewed

 
All articles and case studies peer-reviewed
 
Robust editing process before publication

Weekly topics

Explore the bioethical questions that face patients and medical clinicians. Topics include all disciplines and specialities of medicine, and some of the most common ethical difficulties patients and their care teams face.

Healers, Welcome!

You were taught to heal, now apply those skills for the dignity of the human person. Place yourself in these bioethical quandaries and sharpen your skills for the benefit of those who rely upon you.

Guiding Principles

Body Soul Unity
Comfort Care, Period.
Complete Self
Do No Evil
Ordinary vs. Extraordinary
Progressive Research
Whole Spectrum Life

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About the Author

Chet Collins a full-time dad and a part-time web designer. He's been writing on marriage, family life, and philosophy since 2013 and podcasting on and off since 2007.

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